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UK Games Expo? What’s UK Games Expo?

25 December, 2020

Happy Christmas…(with apologies to The Gruffalo)

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Narrator: The family took a walk to the NEC’s Gate. The kids ran past their friends; they didn’t want to be late!

Friends: Where are you going to family out and about? You seem in a hurry as we had to shout.

Family: Thank you friends, but we can’t be slow. We’re off to play games at UK Games Expo!

Friends: UK Games Expo? What’s UK Games Expo?

Family: UK Games Expo! Why don’t you know? It’s brilliant for everyone and a family show! It has new games and kids’ games and family play; you can go for all three days or even just a day!

Friends: Family and kids’ games? Well what do you know? We’ll come along with you to UK Games Expo.

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Narrator: Some role players were adventuring through the woods and round the path.

Friends: Hey guys where’re you going? We were going to hang and have a laugh.

RPGers: That sounds cool, but no. We’re going roleplaying at UK Games Expo!

Friends: UK Games Expo? What’s UK Games Expo?

RPGers: UK Games Expo! Why, don’t you know? You can Pathfind or Dungeon delve or seek Wrath and Glory, be Vampires, fight Aliens and tell your own story!

Friends: This sounds amazing, this is going to be sweet!

RPGers: Then let’s head on over to the Hilton and RPG suites.

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Narrator: The competitors were checking their cards and flight lists, miniatures ready to battle, strategies not to be missed.

Friends: What’s going on? What is all that stuff? Is this hard to get started? You can’t get enough!

Competitors: Why not come with us and give it a go? We’ve tournaments to compete in at UK Games Expo!

Friends: UK Games Expo? What’s UK Games Expo?

Competitors: UK Games Expo! Why, don’t you know? They run competitions in gaming to see who’s the best. You’ll also make friends and swap tips for contests.

Friends: Tournaments and prizes? We’re in!

Competitors: “Great!” Said the Competitors. “Let’s see what we can win!”

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Narrator: The boardgamers piled towards Halls Two and Three. Excited for demos with loads of games played for free!

Friends: I don’t know the games what should I do now? It won’t be ok. Don’t I need to know how?

Boardgamers: Please don’t be worried and no. You can learn to play games at UK Games Expo!

Friends: UK Games Expo? What’s UK Games Expo?

Boardgamers: UK Games Expo! Why don’t you know? There are hundreds of demoers to teach you the games, thousands of titles not one of them the same! Play competitive or co-op, slow or fast without stopping. If you love the games you can buy them, as there are halls full of shopping!

Friends: Well in that case come on let us go! We’ll try it and see our first UK Games Expo.

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Narrator: The families and gamers, the geeks, kids and nerds, joined by the Daleks and Vikings were heard, as from all round the world folks excited for the show are welcomed one and all to UK Games Expo.

Wishing everyone an extremely happy, peaceful and safe Christmas.

Life Is Better Playing together.

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